Design Manager - Water projects - Galway

Location: Ireland


Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2210-31347

Consultant: Niamh Neary

Are you a Design Manager with 8+ years design experience?

This is a permanent role based in Galway.

If interested, please send your CV to or call Niamh on +353-1-9696681.

Design Manager - Water Projects - Galway

Job Description

Our client are industry leaders in providing project solutions for the water and wastewater industry including design, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance.  

Agreeing levels of resource against the programme

Track and monitor design outputs against design deliverables and project programme

Track and monitor design expenditure against cost allowance

Produce monthly progress reports

Review and collate documents & drawings for both internal governance and client

acceptance through the gateway processes

Identification of requirements for design of temporary works

Monitor and Track change control

Site Visits as required

Ensuring production of all documentation required to manage the project in line with CDM requirements

Compilation of Weekly / monthly reports as dictated by the project

Monitoring of design outputs against the design deliverable schedule including remedial cause of action as required.

Confirming that all regularity standards are adhered to

Technical governance and sign off is adhered to Chair Design meetings

Contribute to the production of the design cost for individual schemes

Coordinate the design engineers across all disciplines

Ensure that Principal Designer duties are administered and discharged in line with CDM 2015

Develop and update the Design Management Plan.

Producing design briefs, incorporating the requirements of all the project needs, including Mechanical, Electrical and Civil interface

Producing and reviewing sub-contractor enquiry documents to enable all design to be incorporated

Ensure all disciplines design are incorporated into the 3D model

Report and gain approval for change


8 years demonstrated Design Experience

Experience of managing multidiscipline teams

Experience of managing Multiple small projects or single larger projects

Principle Designer Status

Chartered Engineer preferred or working towards chartership

An organiser who can coordinate on multiple fronts

Structured thinker


Facilitator of innovative thought and ideas

Strong leadership qualities

Commercial & Contractual Awareness

Excellent attention to detail

Strong team player but also able to work as an individual

Ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines

Able to work in a busy environment under pressure

Excellent communication skills

Possess a “can do” attitude who can provide support to other members of the team as required


Salary negotiable based on experience.

Excellent benefits package


Niamh Neary is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Design Manager interested in roles based in Galway, you can contact Niamh by e-mail at or phone +353-1-9696681 for a confidential chat.

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